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White House Gives An Annoying Response To Kellyanne Conway's Unethical Endorsement Of Ivanka Trump's Clothing Line

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Kellyanne Conway is too dumb to realize when she's being unethical!

That's basically the White House's defense over last month's incident where Donald Trump's counselor promoted Ivanka Trump's fashion line in a live TV interview.

Related: Kellyanne Speaks Out About That Oval Office Photo

According to a White House letter to the Office of Government Ethics, officials concluded that POTUS's advisor acted "inadvertently" and "without nefarious motive or intent" when she gave Ivanka a free commercial.

In the letter to OGE Director Walter Shaub — who urged officials to investigate the QVC moment earlier this month — White House deputy counsel Stefan Passantino said he met with Conway and briefed her on federal employee ethics laws, writing:

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Office Of Government Ethics: 'We Seem To Have Lost Contact With The Trump-Pence Transition Team Since The Election' — Um, WHAT?!

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If everybody is worried about your administration being a horribly unethical swamp of cronyism and corruption, the best thing you can do is… uh, ignore the ethics watchdogs entirely?!

That's apparently the move Donald Trump's transition team is making as the President-elect prepares to officially enter the White House in less than two weeks, according to a damning new report out from NBC.

Related: Mark Hamill Does Donald Trump As The Joker!

The Office Of Government Ethics, and its director, Walter Shaub, have been emailing and calling Trump aides steadily since the election but, according to new emails obtained by MSNBC from Shaub, "we seem to have lost contact with the Trump-Pence transition since the election."

Um… what?

WHAT?!

In the entire series of emails, Shaub is sobering and forthright, pointing out that Trumps transition team must be monitored by "crucial ethics guidance," lest they break federal rules.

In one email, referring a federal conflict of interest, Shaub wrote to a Trump aide:

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